LFA Executive Director Cheryl Williams calls for a change in the conversation around public education in this nation.
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December 06, 2012
LFA Executive Director Cheryl S. Williams reminds us that developing human capital in public schooling is an essential activity if our teachers are to be effective and our students successful.
November 15, 2012
Kappan Editor-in-Chief Joan Richardson examines Finland's teacher education system, one of the key factors leading to the nation's success on international education assessments.
November 06, 2012
Learning Forward's Tracy Crow reminds us that advocating for effective professional learning is an essential responsibility of educators.
October 18, 2012
AACTE President and CEO Sharon P. Robinson reminds us that the institutions that prepare teachers are critical to successful implementation of the Common Core.
October 10, 2012
NASSP Executive Director JoAnn Bartoletti asks us to provide principals the support they need to lead the schools we all want.
October 02, 2012
The implementation of Common Core State Standards affects both instruction and assessment of students. Kate Garrison, AMLE author and director of professional development with Measured Progress, offers suggestions for successfully assessing students with CCSS in mind.
September 27, 2012
Learning Forward's Tracy Crow reminds us that when we ask educators to shift what they teach and how they teach, we must acknowledge that they'll need deep and sustained professional learning to build new knowledge and skills.
September 20, 2012
ISTE CEO Brian Lewis reminds us that to develop pragmatic solutions to digital age challenges, school leaders need opportunities to thoughtfully explore and discuss options, as well as learn from each other.
August 30, 2012
AACTE President and CEO Sharon Robinson urges the higher education community, k12 educators, policymakers and others to get the facts straight and move together beyond the persistent doubts about the efficacy of educator preparation.